Critically acclaimed cartoonist Carol Tyler recreates the exhilaration and excitement of Beatlemania at its height in 1965, her personal obsession with the Beatles, and her odyssey that leads her to the famous Beatles Chicago concert later that year. Told in the voice of its 13-year-old author, Fab 4 Mania is a facsimile of the diary that she kept throughout 1965, and is brimming with rich period details, humor, and insight. It’s a look into the life of a teenager from a working-class family whose love of music awakens her senses and opens her up to the world beyond that of small-town Fox Lake, Illinois. It is also about the Beatles, as seen through the eyes of a young, giddy teenager and a reflective, adult artist, and the joy the band gives.
Critically acclaimed cartoonist Carol Tyler recreates the exhilaration and excitement of Beatlemania at its height in 1965, her personal obsession with the Beatles, and her odyssey that leads her to the famous Beatles Chicago concert later ...
Author: Carol Tyler
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
Category: Biography & Autobiography
A Women's History of the Beatles is the first book to offer a detailed presentation of the band's social and cultural impact as understood through the experiences and lives of women. Drawing on a mix of interviews, archival research, textual analysis, and autoethnography, this scholarly work depicts how the Beatles have profoundly shaped and enriched the lives of women, while also reexamining key, influential female figures within the group's history. Organized topically based on key themes important to the Beatles story, each chapter uncovers the varied and multifaceted relationships women have had with the band, whether face-to-face and intimately or parasocially through mediated, popular culture. Set within a socio-historical context that charts changing gender norms since the early 1960s, these narratives consider how the Beatles have affected women's lives across three generations. Providing a fresh perspective of a well-known tale, this is a cultural history that moves far beyond the screams of Beatlemania to offer a more comprehensive understanding of what the now iconic band has meant to women over the course of six decades.
“An All-Round Education: The Board of Education's Policy for the Leisure-Time Training of ... Something about the Beatles—146 Fab 4 Mania with Carol Tyler.
Author: Christine Feldman-Barrett
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Considers how comics display our everyday stuff—junk drawers, bookshelves, attics—as a way into understanding how we represent ourselves now For most of their history, comics were widely understood as disposable—you read them and discarded them, and the pulp paper they were printed on decomposed over time. Today, comic books have been rebranded as graphic novels—clothbound high-gloss volumes that can be purchased in bookstores, checked out of libraries, and displayed proudly on bookshelves. They are reviewed by serious critics and studied in university classrooms. A medium once considered trash has been transformed into a respectable, if not elite, genre. While the American comics of the past were about hyperbolic battles between good and evil, most of today’s graphic novels focus on everyday personal experiences. Contemporary culture is awash with stuff. They give vivid expression to a culture preoccupied with the processes of circulation and appraisal, accumulation and possession. By design, comics encourage the reader to scan the landscape, to pay attention to the physical objects that fill our lives and constitute our familiar surroundings. Because comics take place in a completely fabricated world, everything is there intentionally. Comics are stuff; comics tell stories about stuff; and they display stuff. When we use the phrase “and stuff” in everyday speech, we often mean something vague, something like “etcetera.” In this book, stuff refers not only to physical objects, but also to the emotions, sentimental attachments, and nostalgic longings that we express—or hold at bay—through our relationships with stuff. In Comics and Stuff, his first solo authored book in over a decade, pioneering media scholar Henry Jenkins moves through anthropology, material culture, literary criticism, and art history to resituate comics in the cultural landscape. Through over one hundred full-color illustrations, using close readings of contemporary graphic novels, Jenkins explores how comics depict stuff and exposes the central role that stuff plays in how we curate our identities, sustain memory, and make meaning. Comics and Stuff presents an innovative new way of thinking about comics and graphic novels that will change how we think about our stuff and ourselves.
... Carol Tyler's Fab4 Mania: A Beatles Obsession and the Concert of a ... and Gloria Jacobs (1992) see Beatlemania as marking a particular peak in the ...
Author: Henry Jenkins
Publisher: NYU Press
Category: Social Science
This book explores the representation of fatherhood in contemporary North American autobiographical comics that depict paternal conduct from the post-war period up to the present. It offers equal space to autobiographical comics penned by daughters who represent their fathers’ complicated and often disappointing behavior, and to works by male cartoonists who depict and usually celebrate their own experiences as fathers. This book asks questions about how the desire to forgive or be forgiven can compromise the authors’ ethics or dictate style, considers the ownership of life stories whose subjects cannot or do not agree to be represented, and investigates the pervasive and complicated effects of dominant masculinities. By close reading these cartoonists’ complex strategies of (self-)representation, this volume also places photography and archival work alongside the problematic legacy of self-deprecation carried on from underground comics, and shows how the vocabulary of graphic narration can work with other media and at the intersection of various genres and modes to produce a valuable scrutiny of contemporary norms of fatherhood.
Her most recent work, Fab 4 Mania, features some of the characters from Soldier's Heart, including her father, whose behavior is 35 2 “A GOOD AND DECENT ...
Author: Mihaela Precup
Publisher: Springer Nature
Category: Social Science
- The rise of the Fab Four - The Beatles in their fledgling years of fame- Incredible photos, many unseen, from the cameras of Terry O'Neill, Norman Parkinson, Michael Ward and Derek Bayes- With text by renowned Pop historian Tony Barrell- The perfect gift for any fan who keeps Beatlemania alive today The Beatles ascended like no band before, hurtling to the dizzy heights of international stardom in the early 1960s. Their counter-cultural vibes and unmistakable talent are still the subject of much discussion today - as is the rabid devotion of their fans. But how did one pop group become, as Lennon infamously quipped, "more popular than Jesus"? The work of four photographers provides an enlightening insight into the band's rise to fame. Ward captured the Fab Four when Beatlemania was still confined to their own home city - the band braved the icy Liverpool streets for a promotional shoot during the Big Freeze of '62-63. O'Neill crossed paths with The Beatles amid the buzz of the Swinging Sixties, resonating with the band in 1963 as a photographer of their generation. Parkinson delivered a deceptively relaxed shoot later that year, when the band were recording their second album; while Bayes captured never-before-published candid shots of The Beatles filming Help! in 1965. Accompanying these pictures, Tony Barrell's text delves into the Beatlemania phenomenon - the good, the bad, the ugly and the odd. From the creation of their early hit records to the hails of confectionery that peppered stages after John claimed George had eaten his jelly babies, Beatlemania: Four Photographers on the Fab Four reveals how one band became a lasting sensation.
But how did one pop group become, as Lennon infamously quipped, "more popular than Jesus"? The work of four photographers provides an enlightening insight into the band's rise to fame.
Publisher: Acc Art Books
40 years after the release of the iconic Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, the Beatles continue to captivate music fans of all ages. There's something always more to discuss about the Fab Four. What were their greatest live performances? Their worst moments? Stories still unknown by most music fans, trends still unseen, history still uninterpreted are all revealed in Fab Four FAQ. Pop culture authors Stuart Shea and Rob Rodriguez provide must-know fan trivia and offer obscure Beatles facts and stories in an easy-to-read, provocative format that will start as many arguments as will end them. With more than sixty chapters of stories, history, observation, and opinion, Fab Four FAQ lays bare the whys and wherefores that made the Beatles so great, giving credit where credit is due and maybe bursting some bubbles along the way.
Everything Left to Know About the Beatles ... and More! Stuart Shea. Yes, I'm Gonna Be a Star: Beatlemania 4 Yes, I'm Gonna Be a Star: Beatlemania.
Author: Stuart Shea
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Category: Biography & Autobiography
This condensed paperback encyclopedia documents the enduring cultural impact and musical legacy of the Beatles, providing readers with a one-stop resource to the Fab Four's compelling story and breadth of achievements. • Provides an easy-to-use, single-volume condensed version of the hardcover edition of Greenwood's The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four • Presents expansive, detailed information about the Beatles' lives and their iconic music that secured their place in history • Analyzes the Beatles' body of work, including collective efforts and solo releases, and identifies the significant people, places, and events that impacted their work • Includes a selected bibliography of print and electronic resources that are accessible and useful to students and general readers alike
See also: Abbey Road Studios; Abbey Road (LP); Beatles for Sale (LP); The Beatles, ... TRACK LISTING Side 1: “On Stage with the Beatles”; “How Beatlemania ...
Author: Kenneth Womack
Provides information on lodging and casinos, restaurants, recreational activities, entertainment and night life, and gambling.
law of averages in, 281–82 lessons on, 284–85 marketing strategies for, ... 204–5 Fab Four Mania, 205–6 Gordie Brown, 209–10 Legends in Concert, ...
Author: Bob Sehlinger
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
By the spring of 1964, Toronto had the largest and most organized Beatles fan base in North America. The Beatles in Canada: The Origins of Beatlemania! finally tells the true story of how The Beatles’ music and popularity began in Canada a full year before they landed in the U.S.A. Piers Hemmingsen provides a concise look at how radio stations, newspapers and television networks in Canada covered the phenomenon that was Beatlemania, and this digital edition is packed with full-colour images of the band, their travels, those they inspired, and an immense hoard of memorabilia gathered along the way. ’After all these years, I still cannot comprehend where Piers gets his energy supply from. He has written four previous books about The Beatles and discovered an appreciative readership for all of them. However, to me this book, the one you are holding, is his breakthrough. Where it could have been an easy exercise with new information about the Fab Four, Piers has taken one large step forward. He is also able to incorporate the beginnings of the Canadian music industry. Through mainly focusing on one record company he has been able to capture the excitement of a young industry finding its way, competing with the giants in the United States. – Paul White, Capitol Records of Canada, 1957-1978
What did she know about The Fab Four?! ... White states “we just used the back cover film for the Parlophone album, adding BEATLEMANIA”.
Author: Piers Hemmingsen
Publisher: Omnibus Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
People Magazine presents Celebrating Beatlemania.
AFTER THE FAB FOUR'S phenomenal U.S. success, British acts couldn't cross the North Atlantic fast enough. Before long, on U.S. charts, Peter and Gordon (a ...
Author: The Editors of PEOPLE
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment
Refreshing and insightful, Beatlemania offers a deeper understanding the days of the Fab Four and the band’s long-term effects on the business and culture of pop music.
3 As the press promoted Beatlemania and the band appeared on more television ... like Revell got into the act by producing plastic models of the Fab Four.
Author: André Millard
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press+ORM
We live in a pop age gone loco for retro and crazy for commemoration. Band re-formations and reunion tours, expanded reissues of classic albums and outtake-crammed box sets, remakes and sequels, tribute albums and mash-ups . . . But what happens when we run out of past? Are we heading toward a sort of cultural-ecological catastrophe, where the archival stream of pop history has been exhausted? Simon Reynolds, one of the finest music writers of his generation, argues that we have indeed reached a tipping point and that although earlier eras had their own obsessions with antiquity - the Renaissance with its admiration for Roman and Greek classicism, the Gothic movement's invocations of medievalism - never has there been a society so obsessed with the cultural artifacts of its own immediate past. Retromania is the first book to examine the retro industry and ask the question: Is this retromania a death knell for any originality and distinctiveness of our own?
Often they seemed to serveas awayfor bandswho'd losttheir way and run outofsteam ... amontage of Beatles 'samples' and soundbites from Fab Four interviews.
Author: Simon Reynolds
Publisher: Faber & Faber
This scarce , large format poster offers a wonderful grand scale , psychedelic image of the Fab Four . Fine + . BEATLESE 22601 Go Go Mania !
Author: Ivy Press
Publisher: Heritage Capital Corporation
"Featuring intimate photgraphs, familiar publicity shots and a lively account of their career, from the band's early days to their break-up, this book looks back at the story of the Beatles. Alongside the year-by-year and album-by-album descriptions, there are comprehensive guides to their singles and movies, as well as a whole host of surprising facts."--Page  of cover.
"Featuring intimate photgraphs, familiar publicity shots and a lively account of their career, from the band's early days to their break-up, this book looks back at the story of the Beatles.
Category: Rock music
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Author: Alfred Merle Norman
In 1957 in Liverpool, England, a young lad named John Lennon and his band played music at a local church fair. In the audience was Paul McCartney, who liked what he heard and soon joined the group. Paul's friend George Harrison kept showing up at rehearsals until the older boys finally let him in. Eventually they found the perfect drummer, Ringo Starr, and the perfect name: The Beatles. Told through a lyrical text and stunning paintings, this book spotlights four ordinary boys growing up amid the rubble of postwar England who found music to be a powerful, even life-saving, force.
Told through a lyrical text and stunning paintings, this book spotlights four ordinary boys growing up amid the rubble of postwar England who found music to be a powerful, even life-saving, force.
Author: Susanna Reich
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
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The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget has all you need to know for an out-of-this-world trip that won't affect your credit rating. Leave financial woes behind and get to grips with every corner of the continent, from awe-inspiring Stonehenge to the jaw-dropping Sistine Chapel, blissful beaches on Croatia's Brac and cool beers in Budapest's ruin pubs. Handy itineraries will help you decide your route, clear, colour-coded maps let you plan your days and gorgeous photos will have you rearing to go. Combined with in-depth descriptions of all the key sights and painstakingly researched recommendations for the best hostels, hotels, campsites, cafés, restaurants, bars and clubs, The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget reveals the continent in all its glory, without breaking the bank. And if you do feel like splashing out occasionally, "treat yourself" boxes offer inspiration - take a dip in the rooftop pool at Bath's Thermae Spa or track down Wroclaw's most mouthwatering pierogi, for example. Make the most of your European adventure with The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget that includes countries like Albania, Austria, Belgium & Luxembourg, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Morocco, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine.
THE FAB FOUR Liverpool's most famous sons, The Beatles, account for a large ... to Beatlemania in the 1960s and the Fab Four's final split and solo careers.
Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
This book traces the musical and cultural achievements of this contemporary musical phenomenon to its origin in the Romantic revolution of the 1790's in England when traditional concepts of literature, politics, education and social relationships were challenged as they were in the 1960's.
... tried since the dawn of Beatlemania to account for the mysterious power of the Fab Four to remain in the usually fickle spotlight of pop music fame.
Author: M. Schneider
Category: Literary Criticism
Contributions by Kenneth Baker, Jaqueline Berndt, Albert Boime, John Carlin, Benoit Crucifix, David Deitcher, Michael Dooley, Damian Duffy, M. C. Gaines, Paul Gravett, Diana Green, Karen Green, Doug Harvey, Charles Hatfield, M. Thomas Inge, Leslie Jones, Jonah Kinigstein, Denis Kitchen, John A. Lent, Dwayne McDuffie, Andrei Molotiu, Alvaro de Moya, Kim A. Munson, Cullen Murphy, Gary Panter, Trina Robbins, Rob Salkowitz, Antoine Sausverd, Art Spiegelman, Scott Timberg, Carol Tyler, Brian Walker, Alexi Worth, Joe Wos, and Craig Yoe Through essays and interviews, Kim A. Munson’s anthology tells the story of the over-thirty-year history of the artists, art critics, collectors, curators, journalists, and academics who championed the serious study of comics, the trends and controversies that produced institutional interest in comics, and the wax and wane and then return of comic art in museums. Audiences have enjoyed displays of comic art in museums as early as 1930. In the mid-1960s, after a period when most representational and commercial art was shunned, comic art began a gradual return to art museums as curators responded to the appropriation of comics characters and iconography by such famous pop artists as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. From the first-known exhibit to show comics in art historical context in 1942 to the evolution of manga exhibitions in Japan, this volume regards exhibitions both in the United States and internationally. With over eighty images and thoughtful essays by Denis Kitchen, Brian Walker, Andrei Molotiu, Paul Gravett, Art Spiegelman, Trina Robbins, and Charles Hatfield, among others, this anthology shows how exhibitions expanded the public dialogue about comic art and our expectation of “good art”—displaying how dedicated artists, collectors, fans, and curators advanced comics from a frequently censored low-art medium to a respected art form celebrated worldwide.
In 1988, she won the Dori Seda Memorial Award for Best New Female ... Carol's latest book is called Fab4 Mania: A Beatles Obsession and the Concert of a ...
Author: Kim A. Munson
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
Category: Literary Criticism